A Prayer for a Depressed Son Lord, give my son the peace and comfort he so desperately seeks. Keep himself from self-harm. Help him to deal with his depression healthily so that he might be drawn closer to You amid his suffering. Hear me through Your Son , Christ our Lord.
“God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can and the wisdom to know the difference.” A mantra, or prayer like the one above, maybe repeated daily to help reinforce positive thinking when cravings are creating distractions on your path toward recovery.
Dear Lord, I come to you to ask for your help in bringing back the man/woman that I love with all my heart. Several weeks or months have gone by, and the pain has not lessened. Help him/her to realize that I love him/her so much, and I am always here for him/her. Let him/her have a change of heart and come back to me.
Your love and faithfulness, along with Your goodness and mercy, surround me daily, so I will not fear whatever might come against me. My trust is in You, God, and I give thanks to You for Your love and protection . In Jesus’ name, Amen. Grant, O Lord, thy protection and in protection , strength.
On your Big Day, my dearest son , may God empower you with courage to defeat every Goliath in your life. I love you, but God loves you even more. Son , on your birthday , may you be gifted with divine wisdom to soar on the wings of success in all your endeavors. Have a beautiful day.
Sons to be men, to be respectful, responsible, and encouraging, no matter your race, gender, or beliefs. That’s why God gave me sons . Not because they needed me , but because I needed them. To remind me that sons need a mother’s strength, a woman’s love—because I will always be their first example of how treat a lady.
O God of peace, who hast taught us that in returning and rest we shall be saved, in quietness and confidence shall be our strength: By the might of thy Spirit lift us, we pray thee, to thy presence, where we may be still and know that thou art God ; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen .
St. Maximilian Kolbe , patron saint of the addicted, I come before you seeking your assistance and prayers for all those suffering with addictions, especially (name person).
Reciting the serenity prayer in your head will force you to pause, when agitated, and collect yourself. The serenity prayer is a helpful way to remember the principles of recovery. The serenity prayer can help you decide whether a situation is worth getting upset over, or if it is beyond your control.
I hope they will encourage you to make 2021 a year of prayer . Know to whom you are speaking. Thank him. Ask for God’s will. Say what you need. Ask for forgiveness. Pray with a friend. Pray the Word. Memorize Scripture.
Intercession of the dead for the living Aquinas quotes Revelation 8:4: “And the smoke of the incense of the prayers of the saints ascended up before God from the hand of the angel.” Jesus’ parable of the rich man and Lazarus in Luke 16:19–31 indicates the ability of the dead to pray for the living .
In the Bible, restoration is always in abundance. When something is restored , it is always better than it was to begin with. God’s promise to us is a better way, a better life, a better future for ourselves and our loved ones.
Families used prayer time as a way to transmit religious traditions to younger generations. Prayer enabled family members to address problems or stresses they were facing, as well as reduced tensions in their relationships. Prayer helped family members bond with one another and created a sense of family unity.
Intercession or intercessory prayer is the act of praying to a deity or to a saint in heaven on behalf of oneself or others.
In Jewish thought, Psalm 91 conveys the themes of God’s protection and rescue from danger.